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Could it be "Mimic"? The creature is a giant cockroach thing that lives underground in subway tunnels and sewers. It can pull its wings over itself in a way to somewhat resemble a man in a trenchcoat on a dark subway platform.


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Could it be Tremors? Came out in 1990 so similar age. The monster is worm-like, burrows underground and kills multiple characters. The lead ('Valentine') is played by Kevin Bacon, with Finn Carter as the geologist Rhonda Lebeck. Valentine and his friend Earl use a truck to get around. It was based in a rural town though, not a city. Trailer


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It's not a great match, but you might be thinking of the 2000 movie Space Cowboys (IMDB) starring Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, and James Garner. A Russian satellite goes off course. It turns out the satellite's navigation system was designed by Eastwood's character and then stolen by the Russians. So NASA gets the crew back together ...


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El Incidente, a 2014 Mexican movie. From Wikipedia: After tragedy strikes them, two different groups of people find themselves stuck in their current location, unable to escape from an infinitely repeating road and an endless staircase, respectively. [...] Elsewhere, Sandra and her two children, Daniel and Camila, prepare to visit her ex-husband. [.....


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I believe this is the 1971 movie 'Earth II' - the plot includes the Chinese nuke being disabled by spacewalkers. Link to the Wikipedia entry for it is here


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Due to @Lexible's comment and link I tracked down the movie. it's The Terror Beneath the Sea. Quick Plot Synopsis A high tech sub tracks a target sub. It's all demonstration by the navy for a super homing torpedo. During the tests, the silhouette of a swimming man flashes across the monitors. Journalist duo, Ken (Chiba) and Jenny (Peggy Neal), go scuba ...


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It sounds a little like an episode of "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea", called "The Amphibians". There are a couple of scientists who have been working on a process to adapt humans to living underwater, providing them with artificial gills. Parts that match your description: Submarine (the Seaview - a futuristic sub) and an underwater habitat (the ...


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You mean Screamers? From 1979????? Lieutenant Claude de Ross, a military doctor, and a few newly escaped convicts are shipwrecked on a mysterious tropical island. They soon come across a strange couple: the sadistic Edmund Rackham and the beautiful Amanda Marvin. The doctor finds out that Amanda's father, professor Ernest Marvin is a mad scientist who is ...


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You are probably remembering District 9 (2009). From Wikipedia: The film is partially presented in a found footage format by featuring fictional interviews, news footage, and video from surveillance cameras. ... In 1982, a giant extraterrestrial spaceship arrives and hovers over the South African city of Johannesburg. An investigation team ...


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"Thief of Baghdad" (1978 TV movie)? It think it WAS Thief of Baghdad, as mwarren thought, but it was this made-for-TV version. I found the complete movie on YouTube. It was 1970s and starred prolific Indian actor Kabir Bedi as prince Taj and Roddy McDowall as the comic sidekick Hasan. You can see the scene with the 'trickster' character(Hasan), in a fog ...


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This is Bedknobs and Broomsticks, a 1971 Disney film that's set in England during the early days of WWII. Your recollection of it is remarkably accurate. It stars Angela Lansbury (of later Murder, She Wrote fame) as the witch and David Tomlinson (better known as the father in Mary Poppins) as the huckster, professor Browne. She is not their mother, but she ...


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I think this might be The Thief of Baghdad (1961). It is the search for a Blue Rose jewel that will cure a princess of some curse. I haven't found anything specific about the cave but I'll keep looking and update if I find anything.


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While it's hard to tell on so little information, a good candidate for this would be Romero's Diary of the Dead (2007). This is about a group of students making a horror film in the woods at the beginning of a zombie outbreak. The wiki blurb starts outs with Film footage from a news crew shows a story about an immigrant man killing his wife and son ...


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This sounds like The Road to El Dorado to me. The soccer match is exactly as you describe with the perpendicular hoops, and I believe there is an armadillo like creature that rolls up into a ball to help them. This detail doesn't exactly match your question, but I think it's close enough, from Wikipedia: Tzekel-Kan notices Miguel received a small cut and ...


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That sounds very much like the plot of the 1951 film When Worlds Collide. From Wikipedia: "The plot concerns the coming destruction of the Earth by a rogue star called Bellus and the desperate efforts to build a space ark to transport a group of men and women to Bellus' single planet, Zyra." The planet Zyra passes close to Earth, causing devastating ...


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Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy (2005) As others have since answered, it very much sounds like your remembering the 2005 film adaption1 of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. It was based off a radio series, and has been adapted into various other media, including books, video games, television series and even stage musicals. ...


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It's "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy." It's a very well-known movie and book series. If this is the movie you are looking for, it is also the answer to this other question and therefore a duplicate.


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This is most likely The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005). The scenes you describe are: A person (not from Earth, but looks exactly like a human) tries to shake hands with a running car (thinking that car is a human), and the hero saves him. An alien who lands on Earth to help fill out the Hitchhiker's Guide (in-universe) book takes the name ...


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Could it be the 2010 film, Hunter Prey as per Movie where a prisoner escapes from a crashed ship on a desolate alien planet? A group of elite interstellar commandos crash lands on a planet while transporting an alien prisoner. Amidst shifting loyalties among the group, they must track down and recapture the escaped creature, alive. The escaped prisoner ...


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No “they” didn’t think it through actually. Harry never knew the spell because when he finds it in the potions book, he doesn’t know what it does. He tests it o Ron and is surprised. He can’t have taught it if he didn’t know what it meant.


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This is a weird coincidence, I only saw that for the first time during the week. It was linked from an online conversation about the music video for Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice", due to the similarities. It's by the same director (Spike Jonze) and isn't a movie but actually a perfume ad for Kenzo World. It was made in 2016.


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Noting that the original querent identified the film as Fright Night. I am 100 percent certain it was the movie Fright Night. I have no idea were I got the Hawaiian shirt from but the scene with the tiger was actually a wolf and the pie was a sandwich. I knew the name Brewster sounded familiar, for 12 years I thought it was just a dream. Now I will watch ...


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If it might be animatronic instead of animated, you might be remembering the road-building machine shown in General Motors' Futurama exhibit at the 1964/1965 World’s Fair. It uses lasers to clear the jungle and a massive machine that does all the road construction. Note that it's not a massive heat beam (à la War of the Worlds), but directed cutting lasers....


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What The Doctor says about an invasion in the year 2000 has no resemblance to the events of The Dalek Invasion of Earth, which as you say, take place in 2164. The Doctor says of the 2000 invasion: "The Dalek invasion of the Earth in the year 2000 was foiled because of an attempt by the Daleks to mine the core of the planet. The magnetic properties of the ...


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I suspect you're looking for a 1958 episode of Walt Disney’s Disneyland, "Magic Highway U.S.A", which had a few animations including a 9 minute animated feature at the end, "The Road Ahead". You can read a bit about the episode in this article entitled, "Animating the Future". The film itself uses the full might of the studio’s storytelling skills: ...


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It's the French film "Gandahar", directed by Rene Laloux. Summary of the most relevant part of the plot for this question: Gandahar is a utopian world where biotechnology is used exclusively. Even its weapons are biological. A government agent, Sylvain, is sent to a remote location in Gandahar to investigate a mysterious threat: attacks by unknown ...


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When information travels through time, paradoxes are likely to arise. At least in scenarios where no different timelines are created. In the case of 24, a time traveler does not travel physically but brings knowledge of the future (his present) to the past. From there, it is possible for a time traveler to go to the past and become rich by betting on ...


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Yes, what you describe makes lot of sense, and it may or not lead to paradox depending on the context. As a rule of thumb, but keep in mind I may be wrong, time travel doesn't exist: it's a made up thing invented by humans being to tell stories. So whatever rules the writers came up with are perfectly fine and working in the context of the story which is ...


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As Jeeped said in the comments, this doesn't actually sound like a fourth distinct kind of time travel: it sounds like a variant of the second kind that you list. Based on your description, "going back in time" in 24 could be explained as entering a new timeline at a point that looks like a past point in your own timeline. Nothing in the new timeline is ...


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The rules you have described do appear to lead to paradoxes. If you travel into your past, there are two obvious problems. One is that, presumably, you can do things differently this time around, and that means changing the past—which requires a parallel worlds interpretation in order to make sense. Secondly, if the watch moves from where it was in the ...


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Confirmed by the querent that this is Solar Crisis, where there is a scene where one of the characters stands in front of a self-driving truck to make it stop so he and his companion can climb on. To stop a solar flare from destroying the Earth, Steve Kelso is tasked to drop an artificially intelligent bomb on the Sun from the spaceship Helios. Arnold ...


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